Determination of metal particle size according to ASTM E562

You wish to determine the size of metal particles according to ASTM E562.

What does ASTM E562 say?

Firstly, ASTM E562 is a test method for measuring the dimensions of metal particles. It provides guidelines for determining the size of metal particles using various techniques.

This standard is mainly used in the field of metallurgy and materials characterization. It establishes procedures for sample preparation, particle observation and particle size measurement.

Why carry out ASTM E562 analyses?

ASTM E562 analyses are designed to guarantee the quality, reliability and conformity of metal particle size data. These analyses offer several advantages:

Widely recognized and accepted in the industry, ASTM standards ensure the standardization of analysis results. ASTM E562 provides a common basis for metal particle size analysis. It guarantees consistency of results and enables comparisons to be made between different laboratories and/or companies.
They guarantee data quality. By following standardized procedures, analyses are carried out accurately and reproducibly. This reduces data errors and uncertainties.
ASTM E562 methods have been developed and validated by experts, increasing the reliability of results. This is particularly important in fields where precise measurements are essential, such as metallurgy and materials characterization.
In some cases, ASTM standards are required to comply with industry regulations or specifications. By using the appropriate standard, we can ensure that these requirements are met.

FILAB can determine the size of metal particles according to ASTM E562 for any type of alloy.

Why choose FILAB for your ASTM E562 analyses?

With its state-of-the-art analytical facilities and a team of experts dedicated to particle analysis, the FILAB laboratory helps manufacturers solve their particle-related problems. The FILAB laboratory can help you measure particle size through a wide range of services:

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Our technical resources for ASTM E562 analysis?

Among the many state-of-the-art techniques available to FILAB, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Optical Microscopy (OM) are particularly well suited to determining the size of metal particles.

Thanks to its state-of-the-art analytical facilities and teams of experts, FILAB is able to offer E562 particle sizing services.

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The positive aspects of FILAB

  • A highly qualified team

  • Responsiveness in responding to and processing requests

  • A complete analytical park of 2100m²

  • Tailor-made support


What materials does AST E562 apply to?

ASTM E562 applies mainly to metallic materials, including ferrous and non-ferrous alloys, to analyze their microstructural structure.

Caroline KURZAWA
Caroline KURZAWA R&D Project Engineer
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